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Idaho Criminal Rule 44. Right to Assignment of Counsel.

(a) Right to assigned counsel. Every defendant, who according to law is entitled to appointed counsel, shall have counsel assigned to represent the defendant, from initial appearance before the magistrate or district court, unless the defendant waives such appointment. 


(b) Assignment procedures. The procedures for implementing the right set out in subsection (a) above shall be those provided by law. 


(Adopted December 27, 1979, effective July 1, 1980.)


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Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice Roger S. Burdick
Justice Daniel T. Eismann
Justice Warren E. Jones
Justice Joel D. Horton
Justice Robyn M. Brody

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Sergio A. Gutierrez
Judge John M. Melanson
Judge Molly J. Huskey



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